Articles by Ian Shalapata

A watch and keys were amongst the items found on a woman pulled from the Detroit River on 19 February 2018. Windsor Police is hoping someone recognizes the items and can help to identify the woman.Photo courtesy of Windsor Police Service.

Police Appeal To ID Woman

(WINDSOR, ON) – On Tuesday morning, Windsor Police patrol officers were dispatched for a report of a man in the…


Windsor City Hall is seen in a file photo from 19 October 2016.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Windsor Building Department Goes Online

(WINDSOR, ON) – The city of Windsor Building Division is considering launching a new e-permitting system for the building community this week. By…


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Chatham Woman Ignores Sound Advice

(CHATHAM, ON) – Around 5pm yesterday afternoon, Chatham-Kent Police responded to a shoplifting complaint at Walmart on St Clair Street….


The organizers of Bluesfest Windsor announced the musical lineup for the 2018 show at the Windsor Star News Cafe on 21 February 2018.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Bluesfest Windsor Lineup Announced

(WINDSOR, ON) – Today at the Windsor Star News Cafe, organizers of Bluesfest Windsor announced the full lineup for this…


Police Probe 2nd Murder Of 2018

(WINDSOR, ON) – Windsor Police responded to a report of an injured man in the 3200 block of Bloomfield Road on…



The Grand Marais Drain filled up quickly to divert storm water away from residential areas in the south of Windsor. Looking east near Dougall Avenue and West Grand Boulevard on 29 September 2016.Photo by Patrick Redko.

Rain Expected Until Noon Wednesday

(WINDSOR, ON) – Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected. Environment Canada is advising of a rainfall warning…


A garage fire broke out around 11:30am on 20 February 2018, on Elmstead Road in Lakeshore.Photo by Michelle Mainwaring.

Fire Closes Road In Lakeshore

(LAKESHORE, ON) – The OPP have closed access to Elmstead Road near County Road 42 after the combustion of a garage…



A Windsor Police Service car with light-bar activated on 4 September 2016 along Erie Street East in Windsor.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Man Found Dead On West Side Of Windsor

(WINDSOR, ON) – On Sunday around 4am, Windsor Police responded to a report of an injured man 3275 Bloomfield Road, on the city’s…